National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program


NOTE: The variables in this section are recoded variables
that were created from one or more of the edited variables
from the preceding section.

The following variable, YTHACT2 was created by
counting the number of positive responses reported
over the following 4 youth activity questions:
School-based (YESCHACT), community-based (YECOMACT),
church or faith-based (YEFAIACT), or other activities
(YEOTHACT). Youth respondents who reported
participation in 2 or more activities were included
in the two or more category regardless of how
many other activity questions were answered.
Youth respondents who did not answer 2 or more
of the 4 youth activity questions with a "yes"
or "no" response were coded as SAS missing. To
be included in the none or one category, a youth
respondent must have answered 2 or more of the
activity questions and reported they participated
in either zero or one activity.
1 None or 1 Activity (See comment above) 2,6154.7%
2 2 or More Activities (2 or more source vars=1) 15,54128.1%
Missing Data
-9 Otherwise (See comment above) 37,07467.1%
Total 55,230 100%

Based upon 18,156 valid cases out of 55,230 total cases.

Location: 4559-4560 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -9


Source: This variable was taken from: National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.